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Education > Secondary education Stats: compare key data on United Kingdom & United States

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  • General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • General pupils > Per capita: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • General pupils per 1000: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT United Kingdom United States HISTORY
General pupils 4.4 million
Ranked 15th.
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than United Kingdom

General pupils > Per capita 73.57 per 1,000 people
Ranked 70th.
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 12% more than United Kingdom

General pupils per 1000 73.53
Ranked 69th.
82.6
Ranked 48th. 12% more than United Kingdom

Teachers 372,887
Ranked 15th.
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than United Kingdom

Teachers > % female 60.18% female
Ranked 41st.
62.59% female
Ranked 37th. 4% more than United Kingdom

Teachers > Per capita 6.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 54th. 13% more than United States
5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th.

Teachers per 1000 6.23
Ranked 54th. 13% more than United States
5.52
Ranked 66th.

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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